Sergio Avello at Buenos Aires Modern Art Museum

The Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, under the Ministry of Culture of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires, announces the inauguration of Sergio Avello: young multipurpose professional, to be held next Wednesday, September 20 at 7:00 pm in Av San Juan 350 with a party musicised by DJs Dr. Trincado, Oliverio and Ruben Zerrizuela, until 23:00.

Sergio Avello at Buenos Aires Modern Art Museum

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz

With this 14th posting, Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz, is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles, taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California. Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America. 

By Julia P. Herzberg, Ph.D.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz

Biennial of Cuenca presents its new curators of the XIV edition

The official launch of the XIV edition of the Biennial of Cuenca: "Living Structures: Rituals without Myths in Contemporary Art" was held on Thursday, August 24 at the Bienal's headquarters (Bolívar 13-89 and Estévez de Toral) a thesis proposed by the Venezuelan curator Jesus Fuenmayor, who makes an exposition of his conceptual proposal. In the same way, the Venezuelan artist and professor Yucef Merhi was presented, which has a charge of the pedagogical curatorship of the next edition that will take place in November 2018.

Biennial of Cuenca presents its new curators of the XIV edition

The Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires announces Liliana Maresca: El ojo avizor.

The Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, governed by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires, presents the exhibition: Liliana Maresca: El ojo avizor. Obras 1982 – 1994 [Liliana Maresca: The Keen Eye. Artworks 1982 – 1994].

The Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires announces Liliana Maresca: El ojo avizor.

The Autry Museum  presents La Raza

This 13th posting presents the exhibition La Raza at the Autry Museum of the American West in Griffith Park, featuring the photographic archive of La Raza, the Los Angeles newspaper central to the Chicano Rights Movement in the 1960s and 1970s. W. Richard West, Jr., President and CEO of the Autry announced: “It is especially momentous to present this photographic archive—one that continues to resonate today—as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, further underscoring the influence of the Chicano Movement and its artists on the cultural and societal fabric of the American West.”

By Julia P. Herzberg

The Autry Museum presents La Raza

Danilo Dueñas at Villa du Parc and Juan Fernando Herrán at La Halle des bouchers

As part of the France-Colombia 2017 program, the two French contemporary art centers of La Villa du Parc and La Halle des Bouchers are pleased to host the first solo shows in France of two major artists from Colombia’s art scene, Danilo Dueñas in Annemasse and Juan Fernando Herrán in Vienne.

Danilo Dueñas at Villa du Parc and Juan Fernando Herrán at La Halle des bouchers

Gachi Prieto presents Vertigo by Lorena Marchetti

Gachi Prieto announces the openning of "Vertigo", individual exhibition of Lorena Marchetti, curated by Javier Villa, on Friday, September 1 from 7 pm. In the new space of the gallery, Uriarte 1373, Palermo, Buenos Aires.

Gachi Prieto presents Vertigo by Lorena Marchetti

 Hernan Bas at Victoria Miro Mayfair

Victoria Miro is delighted to announce an exhibition of new paintings by US Detroit-based artist Hernan Bas inspired by the lore and romanticism of life at Cambridge.

Hernan Bas at Victoria Miro Mayfair

The 9.99 Gallery presents Darío Escobar / Órbitas imperfectas

The 9.99 Gallery is pleased to present Darío Escobar / Órbitas imperfectas (Darío Escobar / Imperfect Orbits). The show gathers circular and elliptical pieces that refer to the trajectories that planets draw around the sun. When pondering about these orbits, Escobar suggests the breaking of the ellipsis, which then allows a more dynamic and complex form in space.

The 9.99 Gallery presents Darío Escobar / Órbitas imperfectas

Figari Museum presents Jesualdo: The word Magic

Figari Museum in Montevideo presents Jesualdo: The word Mágica, a collective exhibition of eleven contemporary artist’s reflection on education based on the pedagogical work of Jesualdo.

Figari Museum presents Jesualdo: The word Magic

Crédito Fotógrafo: Olga Lucía Jordán

Equilibrium invites viewers into the rigorous working process of pioneering Colombian-born artist Fanny Sanín. Known for her colorful geometric abstract compositions, Sanín makes between four and eighteen carefully composed preliminary works for each finished painting.

Equilibrium: Fanny Sanín on view July 14 – October 29 2017

Francisco Masó: Surreptitious Stripes. Fundación Arts Connection. Miami

Surreptitious Stripes, an exhibition of work by Francisco Masó (Havana, 1988), was held from July 20 to August 19 at the Connect Now Room of the Arts Connection Foundation in Miami.

By Katherine Chacón

Francisco Masó: Surreptitious Stripes. Fundación Arts Connection. Miami

Jesús Soto: Sound Mural at Cecilia Brunson Projects

Cecilia Brunson Projects announces the opening of an exhibition of a unique and rarely seen early sound mural by the renowned Venezuelan artist Jesús Rafael Soto.

Jesús Soto: Sound Mural at Cecilia Brunson Projects

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Pablo Uribe Croma, 2015  (Miguel Angel Pareja, Formas sobre fondo rojo) Serigrafía sobre papel 25 x 35 cm

Uruguayismos (Segundo Tiempo) is the first collective exhibition in Lima of Uruguayan artists Pablo Conde, Paola Monzillo, Martín Sastre and Pablo Uribe with curatorship of Manuel Neves, which opens on Thursday, August 10 at 7:30 pm in Galería Del Paseo | Lima.

Galería Del Paseo presents Uruguayismos

Jornadas de la Nueva Crítica in MACBA

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Buenos Aires (MACBA) and the Center for Artistic Research (CIA) present its Jornadas de la Nueva Critica, which will take place from August 24 to 27 in the museum.

Jornadas de la Nueva Crítica in MACBA

 Lo que sucede aquí, no se queda aquí, the new installation of José Carlos Martinat,

Lo que sucede aquí, no se queda aquí, is an installation of the Peruvian artist José Carlos Martinat that occupies the room of Carmen Araujo Art, made in alliance with the Revolver Gallery, Lima, Peru. The installation is thematically linked to the collective exhibition "Visual Onomatopoeias of Hard Times" currently exhibited in the house of Hacienda La Trinidad Cultural Park.

Lo que sucede aquí, no se queda aquí, the new installation of José Carlos Martinat,

Home—So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957

This twelfth posting will continue to inform our online readers of the unprecedented exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA that offers thematically linked exhibitions and programs in a four-month-long, region-wide exploration of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Following its presentation at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the exhibition will travel to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (November 2017–February 2018). This exhibition was organized by the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The following is from the museum’s press release.

By Julia P. Herzberg

Home—So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957

Lumen designed by Jenny Sabin Studio at MoMA

Lumen, an immersive, interactive installation by Jenny Sabin Studio, is on view in MoMA PS1’s courtyard through September 4. The structure evolves over the course of the day, with responsive textiles that display subtle color in sunlight and emit glowing light after sundown. 

Lumen designed by Jenny Sabin Studio at MoMA

Rolf Art presents Francisco Medail - Photographs 1930-1943

 Rolf Art announces the new individual exhibition of the Argentine artist Francisco Medail, titled "Photographs 1930 - 1943". With the curatorship of Veronica Tell, the exhibition can be visited from Wednesday August 1 to September 29, 2017.

Rolf Art presents Francisco Medail - Photographs 1930-1943

Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter at Met Museum

The Met Museum will exhibit a monumental work of the famous painter of the XVII century Cristobal de Villalpando. Newly restored, this 28-foot high masterpiece will leave Mexico for the first time

Cristóbal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter at Met Museum

Tomas Saraceno new exhibition  in Argentina

Ruth Benzacar Art Gallery presents Horizon of Event, the new exhibit of Tomás Saraceno in Argentina, after his successful experience in the Museum of Modern Art in Buenos Aires.

Tomas Saraceno new exhibition in Argentina

Paz Errázuriz receives the II prize Madame Figaro in Arles

Chilean photographer Paz Errázuriz has been awarded the II Photography Prize Madame Figaro-Rencontres de'Arles, for the exhibition she presented at this international photo event that began on July 3, the museum of the Jeu De Paume reported.

Paz Errázuriz receives the II prize Madame Figaro in Arles

MALBA presents Diane Arbus – In the Beginning

Next Thursday, July 13, In the Beginning, the first exhibition of work by Diane Arbus (New York, 1923-1971) to be held in Argentina, will open at MALBA. Curated by Jeff L. Rosenheim, Curator in Charge of the Department of Photographs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met), this exhibition of one of the most influential photographers of the twentieth century brings together over one hundred photographs produced by the artist between 1956 and 1962, the period when she developed the themes central to her oeuvre and her singular vision, which attempted, as the artist herself put it, to register “divineness in ordinary things.” The exhibition is the first collaboration between The Met and any institution in Argentina.

MALBA presents Diane Arbus – In the Beginning

Jean Paul Zelada presents Total Indifference

Jean Paul Zelada, outstanding Peruvian visual artist, presents at La Galeria  the individual exhibition titled Total Indiferencia. This exhibition -novena in its trajectory- is conformed by a series of ten oil paintings of great format.

Jean Paul Zelada presents Total Indifference

Carsten Höller will lead the next Fundación Botín Workshop in Santander

Renowned Belgian-born German artist Carsten Höller will lead the Villa Iris Visual Arts Workshop due to take place in Santander between September 4 and 15.

Carsten Höller will lead the next Fundación Botín Workshop in Santander

Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas

Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas is my tenth posting. The exhibition is one of three that includes Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (5th posting) and Photography in Argentina: Contradiction and Continuity (9th posting). The three exhibitions are organized by the Getty, which is publishing three catalogues covering a diverse body of Latin American material culture and artwork by artists working in concrete or neo-concrete languages in postwar art in Argentina and Brazil to contemporary photographers capturing life today to luxury arts of the ancient Americas. The Getty is presenting work that deepens the fields of art history, conservation, and Latin American history. 

By Julia P. Herzberg

Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas

BAphoto launched the first edition of Impulso Federal

BAphoto with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Nation presented the first activity of Federal Impulse, a new proposal belonging to the extension program of the fair. With the aim of stimulating the interest and the diffusion of the Argentine photography towards new audiences a series of educative activities are being carried out in different provinces of the Argentine Republic.

BAphoto launched the first edition of Impulso Federal

 Luján Candría: Afar. Artium Gallery, Miami.

Candría’s images suggest the space in a distance not only geographic, but also temporal. On the basis of a series of images taken in Iceland and California, the artist reconstructs the phases of a journey that wanders in memory and imagination.

By Willy Castellanos-Simons

Luján Candría: Afar. Artium Gallery, Miami.

Frost Art Museum Celebrates Mexican Photography

The Museum of Art Patricia & Phillip Frost FIU celebrates this summer the art of Mexican photography with two exhibitions: Becoming Mexico: Manuel Carrillo's Photography and Possible Worlds: Photography and Fiction in Mexican Contemporary Art.

Frost Art Museum Celebrates Mexican Photography

The Museum of Moder Art Acquires an Original-Condition 1968 Fiat 500

The Museum of Modern Art has acquired an original model of the Fiat 500F “Berlina,” commonly referred to as the Cinquecento.

The Museum of Moder Art Acquires an Original-Condition 1968 Fiat 500

The MNBA Argentina presents Mirada Prospectiva by Luis Felipe Noé

From next July 11, 2017 will be able to visit the exhibition Mirada Prospectiva, a new tour on the large production of the Argentine artist Luis Felipe Noé.

The MNBA Argentina presents Mirada Prospectiva by Luis Felipe Noé

J. Paul Getty Museum presents Photography in Argentina, 1850-2010: Contradiction and Continuity

With this ninth posting, I continue to inform our online readers Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Below is the announcement of Photography in Argentina, 1850-2010: Contradiction and Continuity, at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Our next posting we be on the J. Paul Getty Museum exhibition, Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas.

By Julia P. Herzberg

J. Paul Getty Museum presents Photography in Argentina, 1850-2010: Contradiction and Continuity

Juan Fernando Herrán presents Ni héroes ni Mártires

Museo Amparo presents Ni héroes ni mártires by Juan Fernando Herrán, curated by Albertine de Galbert, Elena Lespes Muñoz and Ananay Arango. It is the second exhibition shown within the Encuentros Latinoamericanos programme (Latin American Encounters), hosted annually by the museum.

Juan Fernando Herrán presents Ni héroes ni Mártires

Galerie Lelong presents Grupo Frente

Galerie Lelong is pleased to present Grupo Frente, the first in-depth U.S. Exhibition of the historic Rio de Janeiro-based artist group. The exhibition will include works by Lygia Clark, Hélio Oiticica, Abraham Palatnik, Lygia Pape, and Ivan Serpa, and will shed light on lesser known members such as Aluísio Carvão, João José Costa, Rubem Ludolf, César Oiticica, and Décio Vieira.

Galerie Lelong presents Grupo Frente

Alison Jacques Gallery presents Ana Mendieta

Alison Jacques Gallery presents the gallery's second solo exhibition by Cuban-born artist, Ana Mendieta (b. 1948 Havana, Cuba; d. 1985 New York City, NY). This is the first solo show of Ana Mendieta's work in the UK since her retrospective Traces, curated by Stephanie Rosenthal at the Hayward Gallery in 2013.

Alison Jacques Gallery presents Ana Mendieta